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A Planetary and Global Ethics for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy

Compiles 10 papers from an international conference on ‘Ethics, Climate Change and Energy’. Mentions environmental degradation leading to other form of global violence, such as war, poverty and oppression. Emphasizes on energy production, carbon conscious, clean technology to reduce the impact of climate change, humanitarian aid to support communities affected by climate change and ecological disaster. Reflects religious teaching, ethics, and activities in response to environmental protection, such as Buddhist ethics to limit ecological intervention and social empowerment process for nature protection; Qur’anic teaching about the earth, human and Islamic solutions for natural conservation; Christianity’s movement to reduce ecological crisis as well as Catholic social teaching for environmental sustainability; and Hindu view on balancing ecology and results of the imbalance